Sativex eases cannabis withdrawal symptoms

The drug Sativex (nabiximols) has been show to relieve symptoms of withdrawal in cannabis users.

Withdrawal symptoms, while not life threatening, are severe to cause individuals to start using again.

The cannabis-based drug Sativex eases symptoms such as depression and sleep problems.

Researchers hope that Sativex will eventually be used to treat patients with problematic cannabis use.

Read more at UNSW